Horns prepare for Tech and the road ahead

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Men's basketball players Cameron Ridley, Isaiah Taylor, and Javan Felix talk during the win over Baylor on Feb. 26. (Photo: courtesy UT Athletics Photography)
Men's basketball players Cameron Ridley, Isaiah Taylor, and Javan Felix talk during the win over Baylor on Feb. 26. (Photo: courtesy UT Athletics Photography)

As Texas heads to the South Plains to wrap up a surprisingly successful regular season, it’s still not job-done for the Longhorns.
At 22-8 overall and 11-6 in Big 12 play, the Longhorns have already surpassed their overall and conference win totals from the last two seasons. But there’s much left to accomplish.

For starters, a win at Texas Tech would snap a much-publicized four-game losing streak away from Austin. Beating the Red Raiders, who’ll finish ninth in the conference standings, would send Texas into next week’s Big 12 Tournament with a restored sense of away-from-home confidence.

The Longhorns know full well their recent road performances won’t cut it, either Saturday or beyond. Sophomore Conner Lammert said as much following Texas’ win over TCU.

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